Wanted African Americans for camping
Yosemite National Park
"It's bigger than just African-Americans not visiting national parks. It's a disassociation from the natural world," said Johnson, who is black. "I think it is, in part, a memory of the horrible things that were done to us in rural America."
A quote from Shelton Johnson a interpretive specialist At Yosemite national park.
Check out this article from UPI on African Americans and camping.
Park official seeking more black visitors
This is what the Camping Consultants are saying, we need more exposure to the outdoors.
More interaction with our youth, with camping being a great way for one on one or group mentoring.
Camping builds confidence, imagine the look on the face of your child when they catch their first fish or build the perfect campfire.
kids need exercise, and to be in touch with their senses.
Most everyone that experiences camping with us, falls in love with it.
There is no boogie man in the woods!
Do you really feel that you won't survive the night?
Don't worry you will.
Let us help you get there.
The Camping Consultants
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Posted by Camping in Color